To the people of Paris and France.
You have been the victims of a cruel fate.
I cannot help but speak on this.
My blood is boiling inside me.
I am not a small child, yet I am weeping like one.
I am the product of civilization.
I have been brought up to act rationally and compassionately.
To develop strength, yet aid the weak.
But first of all, I am a creator.
I was brought into this world to create.
I am here to love, to give life, to write, to understand, to build, to farm, to cook.
I am not here to destroy.
I am not here to explode, to shoot, to stab, to murder.
I possess a life, therefore I have no right to take another’s.
Yet they did.
They believe that bullets and rockets can destroy us.
They are wrong.
Civilization cannot be broken by metal.
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